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Tensions Remain High On the Korean Peninsula
After an unprovoked shelling on Tuesday by its tempestuous neighbor to the north, South Koreans and members of the U.S. military evaluated damage to the island of Yeonpyeong on Friday and consider the country’s the next move. President Obama pledged the U.S.’s support, saying, “the United States will stand "shoulder to shoulder" with South Korea.
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Nov. 27: South Korean protesters tear a North Korean flag with knives during a rally denouncing Tuesday's North Korean bombardment on a South Korean border island, in Incheon, South Korea.

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Nov. 27: South Korean marines carry a portrait and casket containing the remains of Sgt. Seo Jeong-woo, a South Korean marine killed in Tuesday's North Korean bombardment, during a funeral service at a military hospital in Seongnam, South Korea.

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Nov. 27: Former South Korean marines burn images of North Korean leader Kim Jong il, right, and his son Kim Jong Un, during a rally denouncing North Korea in Seoul, South Korea.

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Nov. 27: Kim Oh-bock, mother of Sgt. Seo Jeong-woo, second from left, a South Korean marine killed in Tuesday's North Korean bombardment, weeps as she looks at her son's portrait during a funeral service at a crematorium in Seongnam, South Korea.

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Nov. 27: Former South Korean underwater demolition team members clash with riot policemen as they spray fire extinguishers during an anti-government rally in front of the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea.

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Nov. 27: South Korean marines carry two flag-draped caskets containing the remains of marines killed in Tuesday's North Korean bombardment during a funeral service at a military hospital in Seongnam, South Korea.

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Nov. 26: An anti-North Korea protester threatens police trying to extinguish burning icons of North Korea during a demonstration in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean Dog Sits On Rubble

Nov. 26: A dog sits at a house destroyed by North Korean shelling on Yeonpyeong island, South Korea. 

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Nov. 26: Billowing smoke rises from North Korean as seen from South Korea's Yeonpyeong island. Fresh artillery shots were heard Friday on the South Korean island three days after it was slammed by a North Korean attack.

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Nov. 26: The commander of U.S. Forces in Korea, Army Gen. Walter L. Sharp, third right, is briefed by a South Korean military officer as he inspects houses destroyed by North Korean shelling on the Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea.

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South Korean Bombing Aftermath

Nov. 26: An engineer works at houses destroyed by North Korean shelling on the Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea.

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South Korean Evacuees

South Korean evacuees are helped from a ship at a port in Incheon, South Korea, after they were picked up by a coast guard ship from Yeonpyeong Island, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire Tuesday along their disputed frontier, raising tensions between the rivals to their highest level in more than a decade.

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South Korea and North Korea Clash

Nov. 24: A man walks around destroyed houses in South Korea one day after North Korea's artillery attack on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea.

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Nov 26: Anti-North Korean protesters shout slogans and burn images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, in Seoul, South Korea. 

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The Korea's Clash

Nov. 24: A South Korean Marine stops a photographer in front of the destroyed Marine Corps barracks on Yeonpyeong island, South Korea.

Aerial View of Yeonpyeong island, South Korea

Nov. 24: An aerial view shows destroyed houses on Yeonpyeong island, South Korea, one day after North Korea's artillery attack on the island. 

South Korean House Destroyed by North Korean Artillery Attack

Nov. 24: A South Korean resident stands on the rubble of a destroyed house on Yeonpyeong island, South Korea. South Koreans found the burned bodies of two islanders killed in a North Korean artillery attack, marking the first civilian deaths in the incident and dramatically escalating the tensions in the region's latest crisis.

Tensions Remain High On the Korean Peninsula

After an unprovoked shelling on Tuesday by its tempestuous neighbor to the north, South Koreans and members of the U.S. military evaluated damage to the island of Yeonpyeong on Friday and consider the country’s the next move. President Obama pledged the U.S.’s support, saying, “the United States will stand "shoulder to shoulder" with South Korea.

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